Books and Papers
Taxing Wages provides unique information on the taxes paid on wages in OECD countries. Taxing Wages 2013 includes a special feature entitled: ‘Average personal income tax rate and tax wedge progression in OECD countries.
This paper provides evidence of the links between Global Value Chains (GVCs) and labour market outcomes, focusing on developing economies. The literature generally indicates that firms with international linkages—which we use here as a proxy for GVC involvement—tend to employ more workers, pay...
This table includes average annual working time in hours per worker. The table is part of the key table collection on employment and labour markets.
In Korea's dynamic labour market, job displacement (involuntary job loss due to firm closure or downsizing) affects many workers over the course of their working lives. Some workers are more vulnerable than others to this risk and may face long ...
This paper provides a review of the available literature on global value chains (GVCs) and employment markets in developing countries. Due to the difficulty of observing intra-GVC transactions, there is very little direct empirical work on GVCs and labour markets. However, it is possible to...
Thematic Video on Employment
Did you know that youth has been hit hardest by the recession? In the first quarter of 2011, the OECD unemployment rate for young people was 17.4% compared with 7% for adults.